What is contract testing

What is contract testing?

Contract testing is famous in microservices world. When we consider less numbers of microservices,  then contract testing is not so necessary.However when you look at the Amazon or Netflix microservices mesh, it is countless. Such cases it is extremely difficult for developer or tester to maintain unit/automation test suite as per the microservices development chnages.
Contract testing is the best possible solution currently offered for this situation. In contract testing, a mocked service is created to represent the provider.  There are commercial or opensource tools available to stimulate this. In short, contract is set of predefined requests and responses created by automation or developer team to do their testing.

What is google App Engine

What is Google’s App Engine ?

Google provides platform as service or PaaS via Google’s App Engine.App Engine is a cloud computing platform where development and hosting of applications can be done.Other feature is App engine scales up on demand basis when the requests are more.
App Engine supports almost all development technologies like Go, Java , Python, .NET, ruby.
Python web frameworks like Flask, Django all can run on App Engine.

What is ELK

What is ELK (Elastic search, Logstash, Kibana) ?

ELK stack is a combination of 3 open-source products as below,

  1. Elasticsearch, a search and analytics engine.
  2. Logstash, that index the data to Elasticsearch. Logstash has a config file that has input,filter and output section. Config file looks like json file.
  3. Kibana, a visualization tool which provides a web based GUI for a user. User can design the bar, plot reporting charts.
    In order to make Kibana and Elasticsearch interact, you need to make both server up and running. Then logstash will index the data to Elasticsearch. 
    Then Kibana would read the data from Elasticsearch and visualize it.

DevOps vs DevSecOps vs NetOps

What is DevOps vs DevSecOps vs NetOps ?

DevOps is the practice of using set of tools, processes and practices to get good agility in software implementation to customers. It combines Dev (software development ) and Ops (information operations). DevOps shortens the development lifecycles and provides Continous Integration & Delivery. 
DevSecOps is when security features are included in DevOps CI/CD flow.
NetOps is when network services are packaged to DevOps.

Jenkins job vs pipeline

What is Jenkins jobs and Jenkins pipeline ?

Jenkins jobs and Jenkins pipeline are essentially same, however pipeline is more staged flow of jobs. For Jenkins pipeline, Jenkinsfile is used.
What is Jenkinsfile?Jenkinsfile is a text file placed in the root project directory. The Jenkinsfile has multiple stages like build, unit test, sonar test, functional,  regression, integration,  performance testing, deployment etc.

Salesforce Visualforce Pages

Visualforce Pages- Similar to HTML page. Uses unique tag based markup language. VF page can be accessed using url.

Example for simple Visualforce page. 

Visualforce page code is shown below

Visualforce Page- Output

Visualforce page in lightning interface

What are the limits in Salesforce

What are the limits in Salesforce

  1. Master detail relationships – 2
  2. Look up relationships – 40
  3. No.of dashboard components – 20
  4. Total Workflow rules per object – 500
  5. Active workflow rules – 50
  6. Approval process – 500
  7. Sharing rules (Criteria and Ownership based) – 300
  8. Sharing rules (Criteria based only) -50
  9. Validation rules – 100
  10. Field tracking – 20 (Additional 20 with chatter)
  11. No. of custom objects – 2000
  12. No. of custom fields – 500

Salesforce Admin Syllabus

Salesforce Admin Syllabus

  • Types of Objects & Fields
    • Standard Objects (Sample video link below)
    • Custom Objects (Sample video link below)
    • Standard Fields
    • Custom Fields

  • Types of Relationships, Field Dependency
  • Visualforce
  • Custom, Console application
  • Field Accessibility
  • Grant Login Access
  • Calendar, Console Tab
  • Trusted IP Ranges
  • Session Settings
  • Different types of Email templates
    • Text
    • HTML (using Letterhead)
    • Custom (without using Letterhead)
  • Different types of tabs
    • Custom Object Tab
    • Web Tab
    • Visualforce Tab
  • Field History Tracking in Salesforce, Feed Tracking
  • View setup audit trail
  • Organization Wide Default
  • Roles, Role Hierarchy
  • Sharing Rules
  • Profiles
  • Permission Sets
  • Password Policies
  • Developer console
  • Validation Rules
  • Approval process
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • Scheduling reports
  • Report Types
  • Adding dashboards in Home page
  • Chatter, Chatter Desktop
  • Queues
  • Public Groups
  • Assignment Rules, Auto Response Rule
  • Views
  • Domain Registration
  • Workflow rules
    • Email Alert
    • Task
    • Field Update
    • Outbound Message
  • Search Layouts
  • Search Results
    • Lookup Dialogs, Phone Dialogs
    • Accounts Tab
    • Accounts List View
    • Search Filter Fields
  • Page Layout
  • Mini Console View
  • Mini Page Layout
  • Record Types
  • Apex Data loader tool
  • com Explorer tool, Sites
  • Data Management
    • Analytic Snapshots
    • Import Accounts/Contacts, Leads, Solutions, Custom Objects
    • Data Export
    • Storage Usage
    • Mass Transfer Records
    • Mass Delete Records
    • Mass Transfer Approval Requests
    • Mass Update Addresses
    • Data Loader
  • Tags in Salesforce
  • Live Agent
  • Public Solutions
  • Chatter Answers
  • Entitlement Management
  • How to access Salesforce from all IP Ranges – App Exchange application
  • Mass Edit, Delete – App Exchange application
  • Login Hours restriction for Profiles
  • Edit, Delete and Clone Buttons
  • App Exchange, Chat Settings(Chat Window)
  • Email to Case
  • Web-to-Lead
  • Web-to-Case
  • Schema Builder
  • Visualforce page
  • Actions in Salesforce
  • How to expire all the users password in Salesforce?
  • How Salesforce login works?
  • Account, Opportunity and Case teams
  • Manual Sharing
  • Renaming Tab Names and Labels
  • Io, Data.com
  • Merge tool
  • Chatter Approval Request
  • https://success.salesforce.com
  • Opportunity Split
  • Workbench, Work.com
  • Escalation Rules
  • Adding Multiple Users
  • Account Hierarchy
  • Multi-Tenant Architecture
  • Creating Custom Tab Style in Salesforce
  • Historical Trend Reporting
  • Splash Page creation

Top 5 Salesforce Interview questions

Top 5 Salesforce Interview questions

1. What is object in salesforce?

Objects are database tables used to store specific data. There are two types of objects. 1. Standard objects 2. Custom objects.

2. What are different types of relationship in salesforce?

There are two different types of relationship in salesforce.
1. Master detail relationship
2. Lookup relationship

3. What is a trigger in salesforce ?

A Trigger is a code that is executed before or after a record is inserted or updated.

4. How many reports can be added to salesforce dashboard ?


5. What is validation rule ?

While creating or modifying a record, based on certain conditions validation rule helps to display error message.

6. What are escalation rules in sales force?

Escalation rules can be created on sales force case object and based on priority escalation emails can be sent.